Speech Quotes


181 Speech quotes:



"Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech."
Author: Rivarol Quotes Category: Speech Quotes French Journalist Quotes
"The only happy talkers are dandies who extract pleasure from the very perishability of their material and who would not be able to tolerate the isolation of all other forms of composition; for most good talkers, when they have run down, are miserable; they know that they have betrayed themselves, that they have taken material which should have a life of its own, to dispense it in noises upon the air."
Author: Connolly Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Why doesn't the fellow who says, ''I'm no speechmaker'' let it go at that instead of giving a demonstration?"
Author: Hubbard Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Speech is civilization itself. The word... preserves contact -- it is silence which isolates."
Author: Mann Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature."
Author: Maugham Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"A long tongue shortens life."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"A talk is like a woman's dress. Long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to be interesting."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"If you don't want to read it, see it or hear it, don't say it."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"I've decided to discontinue my long talks. It's because of my throat. Someone threatened to cut it."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Never try to impress people with the profundity of your thought by the obscurity of your language. Whatever has been thoroughly thought through can be stated simply."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you're born and never stops working until you get up to speak in public."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language."
Author: Whitehead Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking."
Author: Wilson Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Cultivate a sweet temper and the sweet speech which is its natural consequence."
Author: Baba Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"From my earliest days I have enjoyed an attractive impediment in my speech. I have never permitted the use of the word ''stammer'.' I can't say it myself."
Author: Campbell Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"The basic rule of human nature is that powerful people speak slowly and subservient people quickly --because if they don't speak fast nobody will listen to them."
Author: Caine Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Speech is always bolder than action."
Author: Schiller Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"The court has said you are entitled to robust speech on public sidewalks, even insulting speech."
"Speech is the mirror of the soul."


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